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2012 Best of Chicago

August 15, 2012–Chicago magazine hosted an event at Venue One in the West Loop to honor the winners from the August issue’s “Best of Chicago” editorial feature. Attendees enjoyed complimentary signature cocktails and delectable hors d’oeuvres. Guests were also able to indulge at the Beauty Bbar, receive fashion consultations in the Style Lounge, and snap their best shot at the photo flipbook station provided by Lexus. Rich Gamble, publisher and general manager, and Elizabeth Fenner, editor in chief, congratulated the winners in attendance.

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Stella Summer Music Series 2012 at Motel Bar

August 22, 2012–Local Chicagoans joined together for Chicago magazine’s third Stella Summer Music Series event at Motel Bar, which featured a special acoustic performance by The Shams Band. Guests enjoyed complimentary Stella Artois and music. Join us for the final event on Wednesday, September 19, at The Scout.

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Designs 4 Dignity Kicks Off the 2012 Kitchen Walk

August 21, 2012–The 2012 Kitchen Walk Kick-Off Party was held at The Reid Murdoch Penthouse. Jenn-Air hosted more than 125 guests with succulent tasting plates and cocktails from the bar and ice luge. Opportunities to purchase tickets to the October 13 tour as well as Dream Kitchen raffle tickets were available to guests. A Jenn-Air wine cellar was raffled off and all proceeds benefit the work of Designs for Dignity.

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EFFEN Vodka’s Art of Design

July 18, 2012–Guests joined EFFEN at Studio Paris as local mixologists competed to design the best EFFEN Vodka martini. Guests sampled delectable EFFEN cocktails and voted for best martini.

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Stella Summer Music Series 2012 at Bottom Lounge

July 18, 2012–Partygoers gathered at Bottom Lounge for Chicago magazine’s second Stella Summer Music Series event, which featured a special acoustic performance by The Mason Burrow Sound. Beer and music lovers alike enjoyed complimentary Stella Artois. Join us for the third event on Wednesday, August 22, at Motel Bar.

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Westfield Sip & Shop

June 28, 2012–Westfield Old Orchard hosted an extraordinary event to celebrate summer fashion. Guests enjoyed a night of shopping, wine tasting, live music, and a selection of beauty and wellness indulgences.

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Stella Summer Music Series 2012

June 20, 2012–Beer and music lovers gathered at Lizzie McNeill’s to kick off the first event in Chicago magazine’s Stella Summer Music Series. Guests sipped complimentary Stella Artois while enjoying an acoustic performance by Dan Myers. Join us for the second event on Wednesday, July 18, at Bottom Lounge.

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More from Summer Lovin’ 2012

June 15, 2012–NBC’s Stefan Holt and Cheryl Scott emceed this year’s Summer Lovin’ event, where they presented Chicago magazine’s 20 most eligible singles. Tasty hors d’oeuvres were provided by Union Sushi + Barbecue Bar, Magnolia Bakery, Hub 51, M Burger, Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams, Nacional 27, III Forks, Mercat a la Planxa, La Madia, Blue Agave, II Mulino, Wolfgang Puck Catering, and Mercadito. Drinks were provided by Ketel One, Don Julio, Zacapa, Stella Artois, Bulleit, Johnnie Walker Black Label, Tanqueray, and The Naked Grape. Guests enjoyed an array of activity stations, such as makeovers with Amazing Cosmetics, hairstyling by Pascal pour Elle, and photo opportunities courtesy of Spex and Rock of Ages. The raffle was kindly donated by American Airlines and Waikiki Parc while the silent auction was sponsored by It’s Just Lunch. Guests relaxed in the vitaminwater lounge with signature cocktails.

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Summer Lovin’ 2012

June 15, 2012–Chicago magazine and The Auxiliary Board of Northwestern Memorial Hospital celebrated Chicago magazine’s 20 most eligible singles at the 12th annual Summer Lovin’ event. More than 1,000 guests gathered at the Museum of Contemporary Art to enjoy an evening that featured tasty bites from 15 of the city’s hottest restaurants, an array of signature cocktails, a silent auction, a Hawaiian vacation raffle, a photo booth, purple carpet, dancing, and much more. All proceeds from the 2012 event will benefit stroke research and treatment at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.

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The Frank Lloyd Wright Preservation Trust Chairman’s Reception and Wright Plus Weekend

May 31, 2012–The Frank Lloyd Wright Preservation Trust held its annual Chairman’s Reception benefit at The Rookery, with its spectacular Frank Lloyd Wright-designed light court and home to the Preservation Trust’s downtown offices. Patricia and T. Kendall Hunt, CEO, VASCO Data Security International Inc., co-chaired the reception, which attracted more than 200 guests. This festive celebration launched the 38th Annual Wright Plus on Saturday, June 2, a weekend-long event featuring the world-renowned architecture of Wright and his contemporaries in Oak Park, Illinois.